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Around Town 3-2-12


Church breakfast

Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Bethel Church Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a breakfast buffet 7-11 a.m. Saturday. Proceeds benefit the Church Van Fund. For more information, call (980) 241-0982.
Yard sale

Boger City United Methodist Church, 2320 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host an indoor yard sale 8-11 a.m. Saturday.
Financial Peace Univ.

Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Rd. in Lincolnton, is hosting classes for Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University starting 9 a.m. Sunday. For more information, contact Steven Hoyle at (704) 735-2388.
BBQ fundraiser

North 321 Volunteer Fire Department will hold a hickory smoked BBQ fundraiser starting 11 a.m. Saturday. For delivery, order must contain at least six plates. Proceeds benefit the Fireman’s Fund. For more information, call (704) 735-5797.
Gospel singing

Grace Baptist Church, 495 Horseshoe Lake Rd. in Lincolnton, is hosting Gospel singing group Charity 7 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call (704) 735-1390.

Community Full Gospel Church, 2787 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton, will hold a revival 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Evangelist Jerry Grogan will be the guest speaker.
Sunday lunch

Crouse United Methodist Church, Hwy. 150 in Crouse, will host a lunch 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday to benefit the building fund.
Blood drives

Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will host blood drives 12-3 p.m. Monday at the Lincoln Nursing Center, 1410 East Gaston St. in Lincolnton, and 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Gaston College – Lincoln Campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 972-4700.
Church Blood drive

Rehobeth United Methodist Church, 9297 Sherrills Ford Rd., is hosting a blood drive 3-7:30 p.m. Monday to honor Kenten Stutts and David Ramey. For more information, call (828) 478-2518.
Community meeting

The Buffalo Shoals Community Association will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Buffalo Shoals Community Clubhouse Building, 1834 Buffalo Shoals Rd. in Lincolnton. The public is invited to attend.


Lions Club

The Lincolnton Lions Club will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at Ryan’s Steakhouse in Lincolnton to discuss upcoming community, blind service and fundraising events. Members and guests should arrive at 6:30 p.m. to eat. For more information, call (704) 735-8154.
Quilt Guild

Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Lincoln County Senior Center, 511 S. Aspen St., room 319 of the Gaston College Lincoln Campus. Guest speaker Jean Winchester will present “Inspiration From the Mail.” For more information, contact Tony Darr at (704) 439-6532.
Last Man’s Club

The Last Man’s Club of World War II Veterans of Lincoln County will meet 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ryan’s Steakhouse in Lincolnton. Women new members are welcome to join the group. For more information, call (704) 735-3182.
Sons of Conf. Vets

The Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 1616 Gen. Robert F. Hoke/Col. W.M. J. Hoke will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at the Lincoln Cultural Center. The public is invited to attend. For more information, contact Harmon Lackey at (704) 472-7980.


Senior Dance

The Gaston County Senior Center, 1303 Dallas Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas, is hosting a Senior Dance, 7-10 p.m. March 9. For more information, call (704) 922-2170 or visit www.gastongov.com.
Tools for Caregivers

Lincoln County Senior Services is hosting a series of meetings called “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays in March and April at the James Warren Citizens Center in Lincolnton. Classes are free, and registration is required. For more information, contact Becky Putnam at (704) 736-8410.

First Baptist Church in Lincolnton is looking for people interested in participating in a “Griefshare” group. The group is for anyone suffering from grief over the loss of a friend or family member. Participants will be required to purchase a $10 workbook. For more information, contact Ernest Ekback at (704) 732-8047 or the church at (704) 732-1101.
Zumba classes

Pisgah United Methodist Church, 2582 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton, is hosting Zumba classes 7:15 p.m. Thursdays. For details on cost of classes, call (704) 735-3768.
Zumba classes

Daniels Lutheran Church is hosting free Zumba classes 7 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. For more information, contact Sheldon Lutz at (704) 735-1280 or banana45boat@aol.com.
Spanish classes

Daniels Lutheran Church is hosting free Spanish classes for children 4 p.m. Sundays in the fellowship hall. For more details, contact Myra Heavner at (704) 732-6063 or myra@seacorpnc.com.
Pottery showcase

Pottery from the 2011-12 senior pottery workshops at Fat Cat Pottery and Rising Sun Pottery is on display through Sunday at the Lincoln Cultural Center. For more information, call (704) 732-9053.
Literary competition

The Arts Council of Lincoln County is holding its annual Flo Robinson Literary Competition. Entries may be poetry or prose and must be postmarked to the Arts Council by March 28. For more information on competition rules and guidelines, call (704) 732-9044.
Pathways scholarships

Deadline to apply for a $1,000 Gaston College scholarship from Pathways Services is March 31. Applicants must have completed the 40-hour Peer Support Specialist training at Pathways and be a resident of Lincoln, Cleveland or Gaston County. Submit applications online at either www.gaston.edu or http://gcstars.gaston.edu/stars/.
Drama camp

The Lincoln Theatre Guild now has registration forms available online at lincolntheatreguild.com for Lincoln Drama Camp, entitled “iMusic Time Capsule: Music Through the Decades”.  Camp is available to rising 2nd-12th grade students. Dates are July 16-20 at Lincoln Charter School’s Lincolnton Campus and July 23-27 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Denver.  For more information and cost, call (704) 732-9055.
Herter O’Neal Scholarship

The Lincoln County Cooperative Extension is currently taking applications for the Herter O’Neal Scholarship. Eligible participants include county high school seniors who plan to major in business. Students from Lincoln County School of Technology and Gaston College’s Lincoln Campus may also apply. For more information or to receive an application, contact Joyce Dorsey at (704) 736-8452 or joyce_m_dorsey@ncsu.edu.
Food pantry

Jesus Name Ministerial Tabernacle, 627 N. Aspen St. in Lincolnton, is hosting a food pantry 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Individuals can call to order or go online to www.oneharvest.com to order and select a church pickup site. The last day to order is March 15. Pick-up date is March 24. For more information, call (704) 732-6071.


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